Pulse Polio 2012 - Sivakasi

20th February 2012

Pulse Polio 2012 - Sivakasi

The first phase of Pulse Polio Immunisation was held in Sivakasi on 19th February 2012. Mr.S.Thiagarajan, an official, said us that, Twenty Three booths were set out to give Polio Immunisation Drops to kids of 0-5 years, in Sivakasi. In addition to that Two Mobile Teams covered some important areas such bus stands, main roads and bazars, and gave Polio Immunisation Drops. Sivakasi Government Hospital and some Private Hospitals also gave Immunisation Drops. Booths were placed in Schools, Sathunavu, Mahamaipandu Hospitals and Vaasagar Saalais. The service began at 07:00 a.m. and ends at 05:00 p.m.. 150 staff deployed for this service - 105 Staff from Sivakasi Municipality, 25 Training Paul Antony Nursing College and 25 supporting workers.

The Polio vaccine were stored in refrigerators between +2°C and +8°C. Parents were caustious and bring their kids to the booths and make them to had drops. Kids who had Polio Immunisation Drops, had an ink mark on their finger like the vote mark. It was a sign of getting immunized against the deadly Polio. Next Polio Drops date is 15th April 2012, Sunday.

News & Events